ground ivy

noun

Definition of ground ivy

: a trailing European mint (Glechoma hederacea) naturalized in North America with rounded leaves and purplish flowers

First Known Use of ground ivy

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Ground ivy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ground%20ivy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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